The Richest Woman in America:

UnknownThe Richest Woman in America: Hetty Green in the Gilded Age
by Janet Wallach
2012/ 304 pages
Rating 7 /biography

Hetty Green is a fascinating character – at least I’m fascinated.  She was born very well off and was the only child and grandchild to inherit the family wealth.  Lacking a son,  the girl-child Hetty had been groomed for finance by her father,  but when he died the money was put in a trust.  This infuriated her as it showed he didn’t really trust her.

Then her mother’s sister died with a very questionable will and Hetty challenged that one in a court case noted even today for its>>>>MORE>>>> 

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